Coronavirus York updates; 16th June 2021

Hospital patients and deaths

One fewer hospital patient today. No more deaths.

Vaccinations

Those aged over 21 can now book an appointment for a vaccination. Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

A total of 1023 vaccinations were completed in the City yesterday (Tuesday)

Test results

Twenty six positive test results today bring the cumulative total up to 12,675

The number of cases in the City has increased from 116 to 133

The rate /100k population is now 63.15.

That is the highest rate seen since 28th February 2021. The rate is trending to reach 78 over the weekend. (The peak rate seen this year was the 671 on 8th January).

Infection rates in York are rising more sharply at present than is being seen at county and national levels. There was similar trend last autumn

Neighbourhoods

Tests

  • 5389 PCR tests were conducted during the week ending 11th June
  • Of these, 2.2% were found to be positive. That represents an increase on the 2.0% positivity found during the previous period
  • In addition, 2024 “lateral flow” tests were also conducted on 15th June.

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